Rangers bats come alive in rout of Royals

Mike Napoli, Ian Kinsler and David Murphy were among five Rangers with homers and Texas beat the Kansas City Royals 11-6 on a windy Friday night.
Kinsler's two-out solo shot in the fourth put the Rangers ahead
for good after the Royals tied it with five runs in the top half.
Murphy's two-run blast in the fifth made it 8-5, and Adrian
Beltre went deep with the bases empty in the sixth to give Texas a
four-run cushion.
Mitch Moreland added a two-run homer in the seventh for Texas.
Texas starter Derek Holland (3-1) struck out nine and gave up
five runs and seven hits over seven innings.
Kansas City starter Jeff Francis (0-2) was knocked around for
six runs - five earned- and nine hits in four-plus innings.



 
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